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World of Threads Festival

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
The World of Threads Festival and Call for Submissions has been postponed until further notice
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-3847 or 905-844-6524
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Primary Contact Dawne Rudman, Festival Chair and Curator, World of Threads Festival; Phone: (Residence) 905-844-6524; Email:
Alternate Contact Gareth Bate, Festival Curator and Designer, Art World Untangled; Phone: 416-884-8067
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) A vibrant fibre arts festival that showcases contemporary fibre and textile art in all forms by local, national and international artists. The festival has registered charitable status and is focused around Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Grants - Town of Oakville ; Donations ; Fees - Artist submission fees ; Sponsorship
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
The World of Threads Festival and Call for Submissions has been postponed until further notice 
An exhibition of innovative fibre based art from around the world and highlights the strengths of local talent 
* showcases local, national and international contemporary fibre and textile art 
* known as a hub for fibre art and textile art 
* has developed a comprehensive archive of over 135 interviews with fibre artists and curators from around the world 
* Fibre Artist Interviews  
* Curator Interviews
Hours During Festival: Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm * Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Languages English
Fees None - Admission to the festival is free ; Artists pay a submission fee
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (festival location)
2302 Bridge Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
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Intersection Bronte Rd and Bridge Rd
Mailing Address c/o World of Threads Festival 
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre 
2302 Bridge Rd 
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - festival location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Festivals & Special Events ; Special Events ; Visual Arts
Service Categories Special Events ; Visual Arts

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